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LEGISLATIVE REPORT

From Millicent M. MacFarland, Clerk of the House
State House, Augusta, Maine

Volume XXVII, No. 14

Monday, April 9, 2001

120th LEGISLATURE

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

BILLS ENACTED

Public Laws

Signed by the Governor
Friday, March 30, 2001

Ch. 9 - An Act to Clarify the Laws Prohibiting Consumption or Possession of Alcohol by a Minor. (S.P. 74, L.D. 294)

Resolves

Signed by the Governor
Friday, March 30, 2001

Ch. 2 - Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Chapter 11: Rules for the Maine Biomedical Research Program, a Major Substantive Rule of the Department of Economic and Community Development. (EMERGENCY) (H.P. 150, L.D. 161)

(Chaptered copies of the above measures may be obtained from the Engrossing Department, Room 126, State House, 7 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0007, Ph. 207-287-1649.)

BILLS PRINTED AS OF FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2001

L.D. 1763, S.P. 587
An Act to Transfer Funds from the Department of Labor for a Full-time Hearing Officer for the Workers' Compensation Board. (Presented by Senator MARTIN of Aroostook)

L.D. 1764, S.P. 588
An Act to Create the Crime of Aggravated Endangering the Welfare of a Child. (Presented by Senator McALEVEY of York)

L.D. 1765, H.P. 1295
An Act to Authorize Release of Certain Information Pertaining to the Certification, Authorization and Approval of Educational Personnel. (EMERGENCY) (Submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs pursuant to 2001 Joint Order, H.P. 1143.)

L.D. 1766, S.P. 591
Resolve, to Authorize the Northern Maine Technical College to Transfer .26 Acres of Land to the City of Presque Isle to Ensure Road Safety. (Presented by Senator KNEELAND of Aroostook)

L.D. 1767, H.P. 1298
RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine to Require a 2/3 Vote for the Maine Government Facilities Authority to Issue Securities. (Presented by Representative WATERHOUSE of Bridgton)

L.D. 1768, S.P. 592
An Act to Create a Comprehensive Prescription Insurance Plan for Maine Seniors through the Implementation of the Recommendations of the Heinz Family Philanthropies Report. (Presented by President Pro Tem BENNETT of Oxford)

Copies of the Bills may be obtained from the Document Room, Third Floor, State House, Augusta, Maine 04333-0002 - Ph: 207-287-1408 or by e-mailing a request to webmaster_house@state.me.us. Please include your mailing address as we can not yet mail bill text electronically.

Bill text is also available at the Maine Legislature Web Site http://janus.state.me.us/legis - choose "Session Information" to go to the list of available bills. New bills are added every couple of days.

Bill status information is available at http://janus.state.me.us/legis/session.